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Night of the Demons (1988)

Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Stooge
Allison Barron ... Helen
Alvin Alexis ... Rodger
Harold Ayer ... Old Man
... Sal (as William Gallo)
... Judy
Karen Ericson ... Judy's Mother
Lance Fenton ... Jay
... Billy (as Donnie Jeffcoat Jr.)
... Suzanne
James W. Quinn ... Clerk #1 / Demon Voices
... Clerk #2
... Angela (as Mimi Kinkade)
... Frannie
Philip Tanzini ... Max
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On the night of Halloween, 10 teens decide to go to a party at an abandoned funeral parlor. "Hull House", rumored to be built on an evil patch of land & underground stream, is the place. While starting the party, the teens gather around a big mirror to perform a seance...BIG MISTAKE. They awaken some evil force and find themselves trapped and taken over one by one. Now it's a battle for who can survive and cross over the stream before going to hell.... Written by Crystal <davidz_drummer_chic@hotmail.com>

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Angela is having a party, Jason and Freddy are too scared to come. But You'll have a hell of a time.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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14 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween Party  »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,109,904
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Trivia

Linnea Quigley (Suzanne) and special effects artist Steve Johnson met when she came in to get the mold for her fake breasts done. They were later married. See more »

Goofs

In the convenience store, the repeated sounds from the arcade machine are actually from the Atari 2600 home version of Pac-Man. See more »

Quotes

Angela: Would you listen to me? These are NOT ghosts. This house is NOT haunted, it's possessed!
Stooge: Ha! Possessed! Man! Come on it! Who gives a shit?
Judy Cassidy: What's the difference in possessed and haunted?
Angela: A haunted house is a house with ghosts in it, the spirits of people who've died, but the spirits living in a house possessed never existed in human form. They've only existed in spirit form. They're pure evil. They're demons!
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Connections

References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

The Beast Inside
Written by Dennis Michael Tenney
Performed by Dennis Michael Tenney, Rick Lowe, Paul Ojeda, Steve Ring, Bobby Thompson
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Classic 80's horror picture
1 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

Night of the Demons is by far one of my favorite horror films to date. You really cannot go wrong with this picture. It's directed by the master Kevin (Witchboard) Tenney and based on a Joe Augustyn script.

The film is based on a rowdy group of high school teens who decide to throw a party in an old abandoned funeral parlor. Both Angela (Amelia Kinkade) and and Suzanne (Linnea Quigley) are the ones responsible for throwing this party together. They invite a small group of personal friends together and host this party on none other than Halloween Night. The party starts off as a real smash. However, throughout the course of the night, Angela and Suzanne transform into demonic characters and infect the rest of the guests.

There are some real classics deaths in this one. Jill (Sleepaway Camp III) Terashita and her beau Philip Tanzini meet their untimely death, while they are "working it out," in a casket of all places. Stooge, who happens to be one of the highlights of the party, crushes them both in the coffin. This death here, is one of my all time favorites. Also, check out the lipstick scene with Linnea Quigley.

This movie has it all, the house, the booze, naked chicks, violence and demons. If you are into real bad movies, like myself, then go ahead and check out this masterpiece.

I am also pleased to report that Anchor Bay has received the rights to be able to release this fine movie finally on a DVD release. Boy, I cannot wait. The street date is slated for an August 24th 2004 release date.

If you haven't seen nor hear of this movie then I advise you to go ahead and check it out. If you have seen this then hopefully you'll pick it up on DVD once its released. 10/10 for a classic!


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